Tomorrow is the Fourth of July, the day the United States became independent from Britain. In celebration of the Declaration of Independence, our Founding Fathers, and the struggles and bravery of those who came before us, Cosimo is highlighting some great titles about the holiday. In between fireworks, cookouts, family reunions, and baseball games, relax with one of these great books.
The Works of Thomas Jefferson, Vol. II by Thomas Jefferson
The works in this volume take place during the years 1771 to 1779, which include the drafts of numerous bills, correspondence to George Washington, notes on rules for the Continental Congress, as well as many drafts of the Declaration of Independence.
The Constitution of the United States and Other Historical American Documents
Presented in this book are the three founding documents of the United States and another that altered and divided the Union for a brief moment in history: The Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, United States Constitution, and Constitution of the Confederate States. Together, these four documents offer a firsthand perspective on the political history of the United States.
John Adams, Vol.1 by John Quincy Adams
One of the most complete biographies ever written about an American president, this is a remarkable effort examining the life and career of the great Revolutionary leader and the second man to take the oath of office, John Adams. This volume covers everything from Adams's school days up to his landmark term in the Congress of 1774 straight through to the advent of the Declaration of Independence.
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Happy Fourth of July from all of us at Cosimo!